Keystone is a tiny town located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 246 people and just one neighborhood, Keystone is the 131st largest community in South Dakota.
Keystone home prices are not only among the most expensive in South Dakota, but Keystone real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Keystone is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Keystone is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Keystone who work in maintenance occupations (15.08%), management occupations (9.52%), and sales jobs (9.13%).
Also of interest is that Keystone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Keystone’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small town, Keystone does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Keystone with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.73% of adults in Keystone have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Keystone in 2018 was $28,842, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,368 for a family of four. However, Keystone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Keystone is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Keystone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Keystone residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Keystone also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.17% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Keystone include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Keystone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 16 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
If you are planning to retire in South Dakota, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in South Dakota, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.9% of neighborhoods in SD. If a South Dakota retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.7%) living in the neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Norwegian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 2.5% have Danish ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Keystone are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 85.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 67.2% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 42.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.8%), and 11.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.3%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Keystone, SD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.6%) and 8.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.